Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

United Way Bay Area CEO Anne Wilson to Retire

United Way Bay Area (UWBA) CEO Anne Wilson has announced her retirement after 40 years of service—she joined the nonprofit in 1980 and became its first female CEO in 2000. Under Anne’s leadership, UWBA has raised more than...

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United Way Bay Area | Volunteering

What are you doing with your day off?

What better way to spend your day off than by following Dr. King’s example? Volunteer for MLK Day of Service to do right by your community.    MLK Day is a national day of service—a time set aside...

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Census2020 | United Way Bay Area

Top 7 Things You Need to Know About the 2020 Census

1. What is the census? The census is a government survey that only happens every 10 years and asks basic questions like the name, age, race and ethnicity of each person living in your household. The census is...

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Jobs | Partners | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

CalSavers Retirement Savings: How One Oakland Coffee House Is Supporting Its Workers

CalSavers is California’s state-sponsored workplace retirement savings program that makes it easy for small business employees to save for their futures. Through automatic payroll contributions into a personal retirement account, employees can save in a secure, easy and...

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United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

Living United, Giving United

We couldn’t have asked for a better way to end 2019 than by bringing our generous community together for the holidays in support of hundreds of Bay Area families in need. Together with our nonprofit and corporate partners...

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2020 Census | United Way Bay Area

What is the 2020 Census?

Not sure why the 2020 Census is a big deal? Watch video to learn what is at stake for your community. #BayAreaCounts2020 uwba.org/census  

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Basic Needs | Impact | Philanthropy | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Fighting Homelessness – One Person, One Cup, One Neighborhood at a Time

This holiday season, you can double your impact on the fight against homelessness! When you give to United Way between December 1-31, 2019, The Starbucks Foundation will match it, up to $200,000.       United Way is...

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United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

America’s Favorite Charity

United Way Again Named America’s Favorite Charity by Chronicle of Philanthropy This week, two of the top philanthropy trade media publications released their annual rankings of America’s charities.  United Way was ranked #1 in the Chronicle of Philanthropy...

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United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

Addressing Barriers to Saving

UWBA Brings Community Partners Together to Discuss Work That Is Addressing Barriers to Saving Over the last year, United Way Bay Area (UWBA) has been working with United Ways of California to spread the word about CalSavers, a...

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Impact | United Way Bay Area

Measuring Social Impact Using Innovative Tools

UWBA’s SparkPoint Centers Use Exponent Case Management to Measure Client Progress and Build Brighter Futures Eric is a single parent and student at Cañada College. He’s faced challenges getting through school and achieving a degree without childcare. Eric...

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